František Čapek

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František Čapek
Medal record
Men's Canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1948 London C-1 10000 m
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1954 Mâcon C-1 10000 m

František Čapek (October 24, 1914 – January 31, 2008) was a Czechoslovakian sprint canoeist who competed from the late 1940s to the mid-1950s. He won a gold medal in the C-1 10000 m event at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London

Born in Branice, Písek District, he also won a silver medal at the 1954 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Mâcon in the C-1 10000 m event.

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